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I am trying to host a git repo on my VPS. However, I want to place the repo under the user home directory.

Example http://DOMAIN_NAME/~askubuntu/gitrepo.git

I have apache2 installed which allows me to monitor the user files by accessing the above link.

I tried the following:

cd /home/askubuntu/public_html/
mkdir gitrepo.git
git --bare init

The above creates the directory gitrepo.git and adds files and folders for git (branch/ HEAD etc..)

My goal is to have several users clone my repo to their machines and contribute to it:

git clone askubuntu@DOMAIN_NAME:gitrepo.git
git push origin master

Right now if I try cloning the project it returns

fatal: 'gitrepo.git' does not appear to be a git repository

Any suggestions of what is missing, or any recommended tutorial/guide that you can share

Thank you

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You made the repository in ~/public_html/gitrepo.git. So, if you use Git over SSH, the path would be relative your home directory:

git clone askubuntu@DOMAIN_NAME:public_html/gitrepo.git

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